With COVID passes now announced as a requirement for cinemas in Wales and Northern Ireland, and likely to be confirmed as such for cinemas in Scotland next week, the UK Cinema Association has today issued a further statement on the use of these measures.
The UK Cinema Association has strongly criticised plans to be announced today which will see cinemas in Wales required to demand COVID passes of audiences from next month, calling these ‘potentially hugely damaging’.
The UK Cinema Association, supported by the Alzheimer’s Society and the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN), have today launched a free awareness video on dementia friendly screenings (DFS) for all cinemas, to accompany written guidance produced in 2016.
The UK Cinema Association has today announced plans for its 2021 conference, the first such event since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UK Cinema Association has welcomed today’s announcement that COVID-19 restrictions on cinemas in England are set to be relaxed from Monday 19 July.
UK Cinema Association calls for additional support in response to continuation of COVID-19 restrictions
The UK Cinema Association has expressed disappointment at today's confirmation that the removal of social distancing restrictions in England will be delayed, and has called on the Government to offer additional support to its members.
The UK Cinema Association has welcomed today's confirmation by the Northern Ireland Executive that cinemas will be able to re-open again from Monday 24 May.
The UK Cinema Association has today published its 2020 Annual Report, covering the organisation's activities during a year which presented its members with unprecedented challenges.
Latest survey figures confirm eagerness amongst UK audiences to return to the big screen is at an all-time high, this as around 80 per cent of UK cinemas are planning to re-open when allowed from Monday 17 May.
Survey results released today by the cross-industry body Cinema First confirm that the UK public is more eager than ever to return to cinemas when they start to reopen next month, with 59 per cent citing the cinema as their most missed out-of-home entertainment activity.